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" A tongue chain'd up without a sound ! Fountain heads, and pathless groves, Places which pale passion loves ! Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls ! A midnight bell, a parting groan ! These are the sounds we feed upon... "
Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ... - Page 225
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 356 pages
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Airy Nothings: Or, What You Will

Charles Crittenton Baldwin - 1917 - 142 pages
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls! A midnight bell, a parting groan! These are the sounds we feed upon; Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley; Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. JONSON : O woe! O woe is me I Keep time, O plashing...
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An English Anthology of Prose and Poetry, Shewing the Main Stream of English ...

Sir Henry John Newbolt - English literature - 1922 - 1011 pages
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls ! A midnight bell, a parting groan— These are the sounds we feed upon : Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley, Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. SAMUEL PURCHAS (1575t-1626) IN XANADU DID KUBLA KHAN...
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The Bonadventure: A Random Journal of an Atlantic Holiday

Edmund Blunden - Ocean travel - 1922 - 192 pages
...without a sound, as of his imaginative affections in his sombre cell — A midnight bell, a parting groan ! These are the sounds we feed upon ; Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley, Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. Let but a sailor apply to him at the wrong hour —...
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - American poetry - 1922 - 1908 pages
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls ! A midnight bell, a parting groan — These are the sounds we feed upon : Then...stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley, Nothing 's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. 19 . John Fletchtr. THE BRIDGE I STOOD on the bridge at midnight,...
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An Anthology of the Poetry of the Age of Shakespeare

William Thomas Young - English poetry - 1923 - 307 pages
...Moonlight walks when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls; A midnight bell, a parting groan, These are the sounds we feed upon. Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley, Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. J. FLETCHER From The Nice Valour, folio 1647 Oh, how...
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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - English literature - 1924 - 898 pages
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls! A midnight bell, a parting s to satisfy this ideal, however much we may still fall short Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. MILTON AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES THE characteristic prose...
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Studies in Philology, Volume 21

Electronic journals - 1924
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls, Are warmly housed, save Bats and Owls; A midnight bell, a parting groan, These are the sounds we feed upon; Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley, Nothing's so dainty sweet, as lovely melancholy. Note the irregular stanza forms. The first stanza...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 1100 pages
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed save bats and owls ! A midnight bell, a parting groan ! These are the sounds we feed upon ; Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley : Nothing 's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. JOHN FLETCHER. BLOW, BLOW, THOU WINTER WIND. PROM "AS YOU...
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Songs from the British Drama

Edward Bliss Reed - Ballads, English - 1925 - 386 pages
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls; A midnight bell, a parting groan, These are the sounds we feed upon; Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley, Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. THE NICE VALOUR, iii. i. COME follow me, you country...
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The Speaker, Volume 4

Readers - 1925
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls! A midnight bell, a parting groan — These are the sounds we feed upon: Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley, Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. 98 Idella and the White Plague* BY JOSEPH C. LINCOLN....
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